Small Housing Toolkit Released for Free Download

It’s no secret that, in cities across the country, house construction over past several decade has focused on outlying suburban areas... Read More

RELEASE: Surrey unveils first LEED® Platinum Building – The Offices at Newton

Value Property Group unveiled Surrey, British Columbia’s very first LEED® Platinum certified and fully green building on February 5th... Read More

Book Review – The Language of Space

Author: Bryan Lawson (Routledge, 2001) When one brings up the topic of communication, the first thing that often comes to mind is... Read More

The transformer next door

The lights are on but there’s no-one home at 640 Millwood Rd. The two-storey suburban home near Bayview and Eglinton doesn’t exactly... Read More

Book Review – Twenty-Five Buildings Every Architect Should Understand

Five years after the publication of his well-received book Twenty Buildings Every Architect Should Understand, Simon Unwin and... Read More

Main Streets: At the Heart of Vancouver’s Communities

Main streets enliven downtowns everywhere. The mix of public spaces with a diverse array of heritage buildings and new developments... Read More

EVENT: Women in Architecture Public Talk with Johanna Hurme, Mar. 4th

Women in Architecture is happy to present our upcoming March event: a public talk on the evening of March 4th by one of Canada’s... Read More

Urbsanity: Great Architects, Great Stories

With January already out of the way, 2015 is shaping up to be a very interesting year for Ottawa. During the past 12 months the... Read More

Toronto is a geologic force: the Lost Rivers guide to the PATH system

Last month, I joined a Lost Rivers walk within the PATH system. Typically engaged with tracing the routes of buried creeks within... Read More

Book Review – Fit: An Architect’s Manifesto

Author: Robert Geddes (Princeton University Press, 2013)  We often approach architectural design with our traditional older paradigms... Read More